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Re-energize your poker game

By Bill Patty When I got back from this year’s trip to Las Vegas and the World Series of Poker, I felt like a better poker player. Playing against some excellent...

10 years and counting

Prop Tales By Bill Patty If I were to write a poker book, the title would be, “How to Enjoy Poker and Make a Buck.” I have tried to do both for the last 10 years as...

Play good, run good

Prop Tales By Bill Patty I three-bet with K-K preflop from middle position and it is capped by the original raiser who is under the gun. We go to the flop five-handed....

Hope springs eternal at plate & felt

By Bill Patty He steps up to the window, reaches in his wallet and strides to the table. Players are everywhere and hope springs eternal. It is a beautiful day here at...

We need more (positive) poker players

By Bill Patty I am not preaching to the choir. I am preaching AT the choir. We need more poker players! Each year, for the last several years, the number of live poker...

Become a better poker player

Prop Tales By Bill Patty In 2018 I became a better poker player. Do you remember that line in Rounders​ when Mike talks about being a grinder and he warns that, if you...

Promo poker for good times!

Prop Tales By Bill Patty Who doesn’t like a good promotion? I know the $4/8 players did yesterday when, on the first hand after I gave up my seat to a player, they hit...

All-in is all in a day’s work

Prop Tales The Prop Life, Part 2 By Bill Patty It’s 8 a.m. Tuesday and I have been at work for an hour. The overnight crowd leaving has outnumbered the morning crowd...

Ins, outs, ups, downs of being a prop

Prop Tales The Prop Life, Part 1 By Bill Patty Nearly nine years ago my friend Randy and I became poker props. We had both been teachers and were looking for something...

When it all goes right!

Prop Tales By Bill Patty You know those times when everything goes right. When your aces hold up on a regular basis and you just know your flush draws will get there....

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